Conceal lighting and curtain rods in your plasterboard ceiling by allowing a void like Corben Architects have done here. Lennox Street House by Corben Architects.
NKBA's 2015 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends report gives contractors an opportunity to upsell clients by recommending some of the trends.
Consider opening a window to the side yard to extend the perception of space in the kitchen. Sink in island, wood millwork and flooring. Lennox Street House by Corben Architects.